The following is a press release from the Health Services Authority:
GTPS students & households in isolation
Students and their households who are in the required 14 day quarantine and are not a known COVID positive case, are to be tested at the end of their quarantine period. Public Health will be providing COVID testing for these families on Tuesday September 28th 2021 at the Lion’s Centre. GTPS students families are asked to come during the time slots below:
- 1:30pm – Reception, Year 1 & their teachers
- 2:00pm – Year 2 and their teachers
- 2:30pm – Year 3 & their teachers
- 3:00pm -Year 4 & their teachers
- 3:30pm- Year 5 & their teachers
- 4:00pm – Years 6 & their teachers & any other GTPS staff
After testing, all families should go immediately back home without making any stops, remain in quarantine and await advice from the Public Health Department and/or the Education Department. All families are required to stay in quarantine until they have received negative results for each family member in their household. Test results will be emailed directly to the individual within 24 hours of testing. Once ALL members of a households have received a negative (non- detected) result, they are then considered released by Public Health and are free from quarantine. All others will need to remain in quarantine until contacted by Public Health.
If you have not received all of your household’s results within 24 hours, please contact the Flu Hotline 947-3077, 1-800-534-8600 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If anyone in the household tests positive for COVID-19, everyone in the home will need to remain in isolation and will be contacted by Public Health.
GTPS students or primary contacts positive for COVID-19
Cases and households will be tested at home on Wednesday September 29th 2021. Public Health will contact these households directly to advise of a their at-home testing times. These persons are reminded to remain in isolation until tested and released by Public Health. If anyone in the household tests positive, the entire household remains in isolation.
Flu Clinic exit testing for isolated persons
Persons who are currently in quarantine as primary contacts from the Flu Clinic should report to the COVID PCR Testing Clinic at the Cayman Islands Hospital today, Monday September 27th 2021 12pm – 1pm to have their exit test. Public Health has contacted these individuals to advise of their appointment times.
After testing, all persons should go immediately back home without making any stops, and remain in isolation until further notice from the Public Health Department. Test results will be emailed directly to the individual within 24 hours of testing. If anyone tests positive for COVID-19, they need to remain in isolation and will be contacted by Public Health.